KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian government official says investigators have concluded that one of the pilots or someone else with flying experience hijacked the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
[ABC News] Foul Play Suspected in Missing Malaysian Plane
U.S. sources believe two crucial ways to communicate were shutdown manually.
Analysis of the Malaysia data suggests the plane, with 239 people on board, diverted from its intended northeast route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and flew west instead, using airline flight corridors normally employed for routes to the Middle East and Europe, said sources familiar with investigations into the Boeing 777’s disappearance.
[The Boston Globe/AP] Malaysian jet signals suggest transponder may have been turned off deliberately
[CNN] White House: Flight 370 search expanding to the Indian Ocean
Tom Haueter, a former NTSB investigator, sheds some light on the White House announcing expanding the Flight 370 search.
Last message from missing jet released
BBC News: 12 countries are now involved in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight with a fleet of 42 ships and 39 aircraft combing thousands of miles of land and sea for any sign of the lost jet.
Malaysian authorities have released the final communication from the missing flight, Malaysia Airlines MH370 replied ‘All right, roger that’ to an air traffic control message
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Photo: Officials examine map showing search areas off Malaysia and Indonesia (AFP)
(Malaysian Police/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images)
[The New York Times] Passenger With Stolen Passport Had No Terror Ties, Police Say
The Malaysian police said on Tuesday that one of the two passengers known to have used stolen passports to board the missing Malaysian airliner was a 19-year-old Iranian who wanted to migrate to Germany and who appeared to have no connection to terrorist organizations.
…the authorities had not yet identified the second passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 who had been traveling on a stolen passport, but he said that the person had arrived in Malaysia on the same day, Feb. 28.
[The Wall Street Journal] Iranians Using Stolen Passports on Malaysia Airlines Flight Had No Known Terror Ties, Officials Say